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The COVID-19 pandemic is providing an opportunity to accelerate access to clean energy across Africa – and Nigeria plans to take advantage. Here's how.
With many Nigerians made unemployed by COVID-19, combined with lower volumes of exports such as oil, Nigeria's economy has contracted by 6.1% year on year in the second quarter of this year.
Nigeria's government is working with the country's manufacturers to produce PPE and medical equipment – and this could herald a new dawn for the sector.
Between the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and crashing oil prices, the fiscal space in Nigeria to fund basic education will contract significantly.
African nations are working to stem the resell of imported air conditioning units and refrigerators from Europe. The appliances are damaging to the environment and costly to run.
Air pollution may well be making the pandemic worse, but we now have an opportunity to tackle the problem that itself kills 7 million people a year.
Former Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala fears that COVID-19 could wipe out three decades of growth and development in Africa. Still, she sees the recovery as a chance to reim...
Children in underserved communities in Nigeria are being left behind as they are not prepared to adapt or transition to new methods of learning.
Coronavirus hasn't had the same the sort of devastating impact on Africa as it has elsewhere, according to official statistics. That may not last.
The English language is spoken by roughly a quarter of the global population, but is this diversity the driver of its success?
For Africa to flourish, foreign investors must help homegrown businesses become manufacturers and exporters.
Lake Chad has shrunk to a tenth its size, with climate change one of the factors. This has a huge impact on the lives of people dependent on it for food and water. A local explains.
One in two pupils worldwide do not pick up the basics of literacy or numeracy. But a new scheme in Nigeria shows how quickly this can change when teachers are given proper support.
Health-focused startups have become high-profile players in Nigeria after identifying gaps in the market, reflecting the positive future of health-tech companies across the continent.